Biography of A. K. Cobb of Pavilion, NY

A. K. Cobb, born February 10, 1844, where he now resides, is a son of Lovel and Ruth (Kentfield) Cobb, of Canaan, Pa., and Massachusetts, respectively. Lovel Cobb, born in 1792, came to this county in 1812, and settled on 100 acres where his son now lives. He died in 1871. His children were Justus, who died in Michigan; Ransom L., who died in Kansas; Darius, who died in Pennsylvania; Richard W., who died in Canada; Mary Lull, of Michigan; Sarah J.; Hanlon; Willard T. of Michigan; Joseph N.,of Pennsylvania; William L., of Michigan; Rufus C., of Indiana; Millard F.; and A. K. The mother of Mr. Cobb was a daugh- ter of David Kentfield, who was born in Mansfield, Conn., February 9, 1777, and married Betsey Lyon, who was born in 1775. They came from Massachusetts to Genesee County about 1813. He served in the War of 1812, and reared seven children. A. K. Cobb, being raised on the farm, received but a common school education. He owns the old homestead.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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